The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday May 16, 2013 arraigned the duo of Olisaemeka Onyeka and Dike Chukwunenye before Justice I. L. Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Awka, Anambra State on a 17- count charge of criminal conspiracy, fraud and forgery.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday May 16, 2013 arraigned one Justice Amadi Nsirim before Justice U.N Agomoh of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt on a 2- count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence. When the charges were read to the accused person, he pleaded not guilty.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned Kenneth Agbande alias Abdulkarim Buba before Justice Olasumbo Olarenwaju of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Jabi, Abuja on 11-count charge of obtaining under false pretence.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday May 16, 2013 arraigned the Director of Echo Petroleum and Chemical Marketing Nigeria Limited, Ahmed Echoda before Justice Ugochukwu Ogakwu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Jabi, Abuja on 2-count charge of issuance of dud cheques to the tune of Four million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N4.5 million).
Justice Adamu Bello of the Federal High Court Abuja will on June 20, 2013 rule on the application by John Yakubu Yusufu, a former director of the Police Pension Office, seeking to quash the 4-count charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has declared one Sylvanus Enonche Okoh (alias Anthony Nwabueze, Okpoju Olofu, and General) wanted. The serial scammer who is standing trial before a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja on a 6-count charge that borders on obtaining N16million under false pretence, is wanted for failure to attend his trial.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has urged Justice B.O. Quadri of the Federal High Court, Gombe, to discountenance the opposition of Sambo Muhammad Tumu to the admissibility of his statement which he claimed was obtained involuntarily.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on May 15, 2013 arraigned one Aminu Ibrahim Gaya before Justice Olasubo Olarenwaju Goodluck of the FCT High Court, Abuja on a four count charge bordering on forgery, conspiracy, and obtaining money under false pretence.
Justice E. S. Chukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja today granted the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, to evacuate for safe keeping the petroleum products recovered from the 14 suspected oil thieves currently facing prosecution for charges bordering on conspiracy and oil bunkering.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday May 14, 2013 arraigned Aliyu Bello, a former Special Assistant to the Director of Administration ( Pension account) at the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation and Abdullahi Omeiza, a school teacher at Sokoto alongside their companies, Fafama Estate Developers and Fafama Oil and Gas Limited before Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja on a 5-count charge bordering on criminal conversion and obtaining over One Billion naira (N1billion) by false pretence
The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, has called on professional bodies classified as Designated Non-Financial Institutions, DNFIs to comply with extant regulation on rendition of transactions within the stipulated threshold as directed by the Central Bank of Nigeria. Lamorde made this call while receiving the executives of the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria, APBN in his office. He explained that the directive is not intended to be punitive, but to assist in making the society safer for all by checking incidence of corruption and money laundering. "It is our responsibility to enforce the law as passed by the National Assembly without friction, it is not targeted against anyone in particular," he posited.
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